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Examination Methods of Breast Cancer

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Breast examination methods are not the same for women of different age groups.

Ultrasound examination of the breast cancer
Ultrasound examination is an economical, simple, non-invasive, and painless test method. It is recommended that breast B ultrasound can be used as the preferred census method in young women under 35 years of age.

Molybdenum target X-ray photography
Molybdenum target X-ray photography can be received annually in women over 40 years old. Molybdenum target X-ray photography has high diagnostic accuracy, early breast tumor with no palpable bump clinically can be observed with this approach, its early diagnosis rate reaches 85%.

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the breast
At present, MRI is a more accurate method for breast cancer diagnosis, yet there are a few shortcomings including higher cost and longer examination time. In this regard, MRI of the breast is generally recommended for young women with a significant family history only (There are two or more immediate family members suffering from breast cancer).

Needle biopsy for breast cancer
If from the examination, your doctors find that there is something wrong with your breast, your doctors may recommend you have a needle biopsy of breast cancer, in order to further confirm the diagnosis.

See also:
Monthly breast self-examination
Adult women should receive professional examination
Treatment for Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Stages and Survival Rate
Breast Cancer Diet
Habits and customs that reduce your risk of breast cancer
Breast Self Examination: Have you noticed any lumps on your breasts?

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